Luftwaffe, Operations, RAF, Royal Navy, Wehrmacht, WW2

Why didn’t Operation Sea Lion came into action?

Very important! Read my essay, Battle of Britain, if you want to understand why Germans couldn’t maintain air supeiority over England. 1940. France, Belgium, Netherlands and many more are in…

D-Day
Battles, Operations, RAF, Royal Navy

Allies side of D-Day

D-Day landings D-Day 1944. USSR winning on the Eastern Front. How do they stop the enormous communist expansion in the peace treaty? Answer was simple: A naval landing. So the…

German soldiers in bunker. Source: militaryhistorynow.com
Battles, RAF, Royal Navy, Wehrmacht, WW2

German side of D-Day

German soldiers in a bunker Defensive structures When they learn about the D-Day landings, Erwin Rommel was in control for this defensive operation. He seeded the ground with special mines…

Cold War, Operations, Planes, RAF

Berlin Blockade & Airlift

June 24, 1948 – May 12, 1949 Berlin Airlift Background It past 3 years after the ending of WW2. Berlin is divided into 4 zones: USSR, American, British and French…

Biography, Luftwaffe, Planes, RAF

Pilot ace without legs (Douglas Bader)

Douglas Bader joined RAF 1928 and graduated in 1930. He assigned to a squadron of Bristol Bulldog in 1931. He tried to do a very dangerous aerial stunt to show his…

Battles, Luftwaffe, Operations, Planes, RAF, WW2

Battle of Britain

July, 1940. France, Belgium, Luxemburg and Netherlands has falled to the German hands. Germans are super-confident about winning the war and succes of Blitzkrieg. Axis was masters of Europe, and…